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Cronobacter sakazakii

Cronobacter sakazakii

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11467

Current Name

Cronobacter sakazakii

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

CL 783/77; E4562-70

General Info


(Farmer et al. 1980) Iverson et al 2008

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC:29544, BCCM/LMG:5740, CCUG:14558, CDC:4562-70 (78-067947), CIP:103183, DSM:4485, JCM:1233, NBRC:102416, CL 783/77, E4562-70



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 24 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info


Sorbitol: -

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Beta-galactosidase: +

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 29544) Type strain CDC Atlanta, Georgia / Throat / Farmer, J. J. et al. (1980) Int. J. syst. Bact. 30, 569-584

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

human, throat



Previous Catalogue Name

Enterobacter sakazakii



FARMER J J ET AL 1980 INT J SYST BACT 30 569 584

Extended Bibliography

IVERSEN (C.), MULLANE (N.), McCARDELL (B.), TALL (B.D.), LEHNER (A.), FANNING (S.), STEPHAN (R.) and JOOSTEN (H.), (2008), Cronobacter gen. nov., a new genus to accommodate the biogroups of Enterobacter sakazakii, and proposal of Cronobacter sakazakii gen. nov., comb. nov., Cronobacter malonaticus sp. nov., Cronobacter turicensis sp. nov., Cronobacter muytjensii sp. nov., Cronobacter dublinensis sp. nov., Cronobacter genomospecies 1, and of three subspecies, Cronobacter dublinensis subsp. dublinensis subsp. nov., Cronobacter dublinensis subsp. lausannensis subsp. nov. and Cronobacter dublinensis subsp. lactaridi subsp. nov., Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 1442-1447,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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